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Papers concerning General John Fletcher's Trust., 1682-1861, undated.

Identifier: MSS.16776-16802

Scope and Contents

When General John Fletcher died in 1806, his legitimate children Andrew and Henry were infants. He had previously appointed curators for them and trustees for his affairs. In this section are the papers acquired and generated by these curators and trustees over the succeeding half-century, mostly through their clerks, John Home, Writer to the Signet and William Home, Writer to the Signet.


  • Creation: 1682-1861, undated.

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27 Volumes

Language of Materials

From the Series: Undetermined


The papers were listed at some time in the nineteenth century (see the inventories in MS.16776) but the arrangement was extremely haphazard and they have now been totally rearranged.

Separated Materials

For formal documents see Ch.14740-14745.

Repository Details

Part of the National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division Repository

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